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Toronto Set to Host Panathinaikos v SL Benfica

The Greek Superleague finished with Panathinaikos running out winners with a six point lead above defending champions Olympiakos, and Benfica won the Portuguesa Liga with a five-point lead above second placed Braga. Now, these two respective champions will strut their stuff in Toronto FC’s BMO Field on May 23. Just […]

Champions League 2009-10: Anderlecht and Celtic Looking For Miracles

After strong showings in the first leg of the playoff round, both Lyon and Arsenal are in a comfortable position to enter the group stage. Lyon can claim a tenth consecutive group-stage appearance unless they completely fall apart. The French club overwhelmed RSC Anderlecht 5-1 last week, while a 2-0 […]

Is This The Best Champions League Round of 16 To Date?

(photo courtesy of uefa.com) Wow. There are some really great match-ups that have emerged from today’s draw at UEFA headquarters. I’m going to give a quick rundown and early predictions though I reserve the right to change my mind before kick-off of the this round! The tie that will likely […]

Champions League Group B Preview

Group B is home to a surprising Cypriot side, a Greek side in transition, a German side sometimes called ‘everyone’s second team’, and an Italian club with a little something special. Confused? Let me explain! Anorthosis Famagusta FC How They Got Here: Became the first and only Cypriot football club […]

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Watch Arsenal 0-1 Swansea match highlights [VIDEO]

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal still have automatic Champions League qualification in their own hands despite the disappointment of Swansea's 1-0 smash-and-grab raid at the Emirates Stadium last night. The Gunners were aiming to keep up pressure on Manchester City in the battle for second place in the Barclays Premier League, […]

Roundup of News from EPL Talk

While the football world has been quiet this week, EPL Talk has been “under the cosh” as the Brits would say (i.e. insanely busy). First, congratulations to Aaron Fennimore for being the lucky recipient of the World Soccer Shop T-shirt for correctly answering the question posed on the EPL Talk […]

Au Revoir, Brian McBride

American soccer will lose one if its most venerated heroes at the end of the MLS season when 38-year-old Brian McBride finally call it quits after a 16-year career. McBride is most known in the United States as a star for the national team. A decade of solid performances punctuated […]

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MLS conference finals: Top seeds Dallas, New York hope for turnarounds at home

FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls seek home triumphs Sunday in second-leg semifinal matches for a chance to launch themselves into next week’s Major League Soccer Cup final. The Portland Timbers beat Dallas 3-1 in last Sunday’s Western Conference semifinal opening leg while the Red Bulls fell 2-0 […]